The ape-army building the bridge of Rama

6th-century Ramayana discovered in Kolkata library, stuns scholars

Scholars at the Asiatic Society Kolkata were elated when they stumbled upon a brand new manuscript of Ramayana hidden away in a little known...
Science Behind OM

The Science Behind OM Mantra

Om is a mantra, or vibration, that is traditionally chanted during any Hindu Ritual. Originated from the Hindu scriptures, the mantra is considered to...
Hindu templs stand on a straight line

Ancient Hindu Temples stand on a straight line

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity...
800-Year-Old Jain Inscription

800-Year-Old Jain Inscription Uncovered in India

An 800-year-old inscription detailing a donation during the Hoysala Regime has been discovered in Arattipura, India. This find is thought to be a very...
Mahabharat

Jaya – The original name of Mahabharata

The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. Not surprisingly, Mahabharata has not merited as...
Jain statues at Gwalior

Rock-Cut Jain statues at Gwalior

Gwalior is an important city in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is rich in architectural marvels. The fort situated 100 m above from the town of...
Mahabharat and Veda

12 Amazing Scientific Inventions of Ancient Indian

Vedas and ancient Indian science theories are often considered as the most advanced works in the world from their era. There are scientists taking who...
Ruins of Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri – Ancient Buddhist Site in Odisha

You could be forgiven for not knowing about the sacred Buddhist sites in Orissa (Odisha). After all, they've only been excavated relatively recently and...
Somapura Mahavihara

Somapura Mahavihara – Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur

Somapura Mahavihara is an 8th century Buddhist monastery and an important archaeological site located in Paharpur, Naogaon District, Bangladesh. It is one of the largest and best...
pompei lakshmi statuette

Goddess Lakshmi statue in Pompeii

In 1939, Italian archeologist Prof Maiuri, discovered an artifact in the ruins of ancient Pompeii, that had a very Indian origin. This ivory statuette...

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The verdant Valleys of Chikmagalur

  They say great ideas start with coffee. I say a great vacation also starts with coffee. But what if you start your...

A Guide to the temples on the way from Pune to Shirdi

A Guide to the temples on the way from Pune to Shirdi Like any other journey, a pilgrimage is also not just about...

7 Reasons Why Gold Jewellery Is Good To Buy & Wear

The practice of wearing jewellery is as old as mankind. The history of Indian jewellery can be traced back 5000 years. Indian...

Dharmasthala and Sringeri: More than just a paradise for Pilgrims

It was in the month of March last year when my parents wanted to visit Dharmasthala and stay at an ashram for a month....

Food for the Soul: Go solo and treat yourself with some “ME” time

Food for the Soul: Go solo and treat yourself with some “ME” time   In our ever-changing lives, filled with people and materialistic things, we often...

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Kumari Kandam- The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam – The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures. Almost 100...
Five Hollywood Movies inspired by Hinduism

Five Hollywood Movies influenced by Hinduism

The philosophy behind a couple of super hit movies in Hollywood is based on Hinduism. Hollywood itself has actually been embracing arcane Indian systems...
Hindu templs stand on a straight line

Ancient Hindu Temples stand on a straight line

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity...
Mount kailash is a man made pyramid

Mount Kailash – A man-made pyramid?

Kailash is a sacred Tibetan mountain shrouded in mystery and legends. With an impressive height of 6718 meters, Mount Kailash represents the axis of...
Indian caste System

Misconception of Indian Caste System

Casteism in India has gotten a lot of criticism, and rightly so. The way casteism is at present should not even exist. We should...

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